WINTERFEST 2014: Plenty of family fun this weekend

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Cornwall Winterfest 2012

CORNWALL, Ontario - It will be wall-to-wall family fun this weekend in Cornwall for Winterfest.

The popular annual winter festival will once again be centred around activities in Lamoureux Park, but there will also be plenty of other activities throughout the city.

The list of activities includes public skating and swimming, an indoor Family Fun Zone, wood carvings, live entertainment, children’s performances and maple taffy and apple cider tastings. The activities on Saturday, February 15th will be highlighted by a fireworks display at 6:30 pm.The full list of events is included below.

A new addition to this year’s line-up of events is a charity hockey game between the NHL Alumni Hockey Team and the local Law Enforcement All-Stars at the Civic Complex on Monday, February 17th at 2 pm.

The exciting blend of hockey skill and fun ensures something for all hockey fans. In addition to the game, fans will be treated to a skills competition featuring the world-class players and some hilarious on-ice practical jokes.

Tickets are $22 on game day or $15 in advance by calling (613) 571-9937 or emailing winterfest@live.ca

 

FEBRUARY 15 & 16

LAMOUREUX PARK (FREE)

Cabane a sucre / Maple taffy – 12 pm

Cornwall Community Museum / Apple cider – 12 pm to 4 pm

Winterfest Family BBQ – 12 pm to 1 pm

Yves Houle Inflatable Midway – 12 pm to 6 pm

Cornwall Square Lamoureux Park Big Rink / Family Skating – 12 pm to 8 pm

Touch Bass DJ / Lions Club Bandshell – 12 pm to 6 pm

JAG Woodworking / Chainsaw wood carvings / Lions Club Bandshell – 12 pm to 6 pm

Mobile Gamerz – 12 pm to 6 pm

Team Canada Fireworks – 6:30 pm (on Saturday, February 15th)

CORNWALL CIVIC COMPLEX: SALONS A,B & C / HALL OF FAME (FREE)

Winterfest Family Fun Zone – 12 pm to 6 pm

Animal Balloons, Tots Corner, Face Painting, Nails and Tattoos, Entertainers, SCM Hot Chocolate Corner, Rudy Tabak Mini Trains, Wii Corner, "Let's Talk Science" Booth, Ray Savard RC Racing, Craft Corner

Performances by Tony Lee Magic Show, the Rhythm Room, Family Zumba and Let's Talk Science

CORNWALL CIVIC COMPLEX: ED LUMLEY ARENA  (FREE)

Winterfest Rock N’ Skate – 12 pm to 6 pm

Public Skating Times – Saturday February 15th / DJ Simpleton and DJ Wainbass

12 pm – 12:50 pm, performance by Freakboy

1 pm – 1:50 pm, performance by Roxanne Delage

2 pm – 2:50 pm, performance by Coldrift

3 pm – 3:50 pm, performance by Heatly

4 pm – 4:50 pm, performance by Trench Town Oddities

5 pm – 5:50 pm, performance by DJ XS

Public Skating Times - Sunday February 16th / DJ Simpleton and DJ Wainbass

12 pm – 12:50 pm, performance by Alison Wonderland

1 pm – 1:50 pm, performance by Stephanie Coleman

2 pm – 2:50 pm, performance by Flowdroidz

3 pm – 3:50 pm, performance by Winston Marley

4 pm – 4:50 pm, performance by Switchgear

5 pm – 5:50 pm, performance by J.t.

FEBRUARY 17

CORNWALL AQUATIC CENTRE (FREE)

Winterfest Public Swims

Swim times -12 pm – 12:50 pm, 1 pm – 1:50 pm, 2 pm – 2:50 pm, 3 pm – 3:50 pm

BENSON CENTRE (FREE)

Winterfest Public Skating – Ice Pad 1

Skate Times – 9 am – 9:50 am, 10 am – 10:50 am, 11 am – 11:50 am

CORNWALL CIVIC COMPLEX:  ED LUMLEY ARENA

NHL Alumni Hockey Team vs. Law Enforcement All-Stars

2 pm puck drop. Tickets are $22 on game day or $15 in advance by calling (613) 571-9937 or emailing winterfest@live.ca

OLYMPIA BOWL (FREE)

Family Bowling – 4 pm – 6 pm

Organizations: Lions Club Bandshell, Let's Talk Science, Cornwall Community Museum Apple NHL

Geographic location: CORNWALL, Ontario

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